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  • Bristol
  • United Kingdom

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Phaeton s2

Started this discussion. Last reply by Carl Jul 6, 2016. 51 Replies

Hi does anyone have a set of wiper arms for a dutton or know what size I have to cut new ones to. I'm replacing the windscreen tomorrow and want to get the wipers working. Thanks in advance.

My phaeton s2

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark Jun 30, 2016. 15 Replies

Have made quite a lot of progress on the s2,Engine is running, all electrics are now fixed, new seat belt in passenger side, ordered new master cylinder for the brake and clutch, tyres fixed balanced…Continue

Help identifying my phaeton.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Adams Apr 7, 2016. 6 Replies

Can anyone help me with a definite answer what series my phaeton is. Someone did comment that it is a nice s2. But someone else as told me it's a s3. It was first registered in 1984. Have quite a lot…Continue

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Carl replied to Carl's discussion Phaeton s2
"Thanks for the advice will cope with them the wrong way round. Time to start cutting and bending. :)"
Jul 6, 2016
Brian (up north) Morris replied to Carl's discussion Phaeton s2
"note melos is lh park. phaeton is rh park "
Jul 6, 2016
Brian (up north) Morris replied to Carl's discussion Phaeton s2
"lol will do :-)"
Jul 6, 2016
Daryl Heasman replied to Carl's discussion Phaeton s2
"Correct award yourself a Cors "
Jul 6, 2016
Brian (up north) Morris liked Carl's photo
Jul 6, 2016
Brian (up north) Morris replied to Carl's discussion Phaeton s2
"not a great pic but looks like wrong park to me"
Jul 6, 2016
Daryl Heasman replied to Carl's discussion Phaeton s2
"Or change the motor position to the other side of the car"
Jul 6, 2016
Daryl Heasman replied to Carl's discussion Phaeton s2
"Brian look at Carl's original pic at the start of this topic"
Jul 6, 2016
Brian (up north) Morris replied to Carl's discussion Phaeton s2
"ok does your wiper bezzles have the same position as the pic daryl put up ?"
Jul 6, 2016
Daryl Heasman replied to Carl's discussion Phaeton s2
"I would sent them back asking for right hand park as your original picture"
Jul 6, 2016
Carl replied to Carl's discussion Phaeton s2
"I never had any when I got the car. All I need to know is the any way of reversing the park position on wiper motors or do I have to cope with them being the wrong way."
Jul 6, 2016
Brian (up north) Morris replied to Carl's discussion Phaeton s2
"dowton but it not standard"
Jul 6, 2016
Daryl Heasman replied to Carl's discussion Phaeton s2
"Ah but it did ,there was one company that were cutting the roof line down by 4" and  de seaming  them  cant remember wheather it was Speedwell or who"
Jul 6, 2016
Daryl Heasman replied to Carl's discussion Phaeton s2
"BMC had a lot of owners using all sort of parts"
Jul 6, 2016
Brian (up north) Morris replied to Carl's discussion Phaeton s2
"lh park. so back to your problem are they the same shape as your old ones....?"
Jul 6, 2016
Carl replied to Carl's discussion Phaeton s2
"eBay item no 191885787042"
Jul 6, 2016

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Duttons owned
Phaeton
Engine Type and Transmission Type
1.2 herald engine 4 speed manual
Post code
Bs34 7dj

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My phaeton s2

Posted on April 8, 2016 at 21:05 0 Comments

Well my phaeton will definitely need more work than anticipated,

New list

Engine may not be salvageable been stood for many years and not in the best of health,

Clutch pedal is on the floor,

Brake pedal is on the floor.

Accelerator pedal sticks but will return,

Dash dials fall out and wiring looks bodged,

Leak from gearbox,

Engine wiring is badly bodged to a point of being dangerous.

Interior needs replacing including carpets,



But the… Continue

My dutton phaeton

Posted on April 4, 2016 at 19:00 12 Comments

I know very little about kit cars, but I am a fitter for a plant and tool hire business in Bristol.

I know the car is solid, but it needs some work for mot.

List of things I need to get done:

Sort out fuel pipes and brake lines.

New master cylinder for the clutch.

Air filter assembly.

New windscreen.

New wiper motor and wiper arms.

Replace broken hinges on boot.

Source a hood. ( I have the doors)

Fix dodgy wiring to dash.

Replace steering… Continue

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At 7:52 on April 4, 2016, John Allen said…
Welcome Carl. Cracking car. Make sure you use it this year and get in on the road. If can help just shout.
At 17:43 on April 2, 2016, Jim (across the pond) Adamek said…

Carl, These guys are great if you have any issues with your Dutton. My old girl here in Florida would not be on the road today if it wasn't for these guys

At 17:21 on April 2, 2016, Steve Kerswell said…

Welcome Carl, interesting engine and box set up. Is it an old 'un ?

At 17:12 on April 2, 2016, Dave Taylor said…

Welcome to the site Carl, loads of help and info on here plus a lot of banter

 
 
 

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